Kids in Uganda Are Making Pads So Girls Can Stop Missing School
And they're singing about periods, too.
Work It Out
My Boxing Coach is My Therapist
No, seriously. She has the degree and everything.
The Costly, Traumatic Nightmare of Being Undocumented and Pregnant
Women ask me, 'Can I give birth at home? My boyfriend says he can deliver the baby.'"
Why the Rise of the European Right Spells Doom for Reproductive Health
Right wing and nationalist parties are on the rise in Europe, prompting fears about a clampdown on abortion access. How worried should women be?
Why the Panama Papers Are a Women's Rights Issue
Everyone from Emma Watson to the former Icelandic prime minister has been embroiled in the leak from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca. Here, we explore how tax evasion hurts women.
Meet the Playwright Tackling Sex, Drugs, and Teen Pregnancy Among Muslim Girls
Ambreen Razia's play "The Diary of a Hounslow Girl" tackles the stereotype that teenage Muslim girls can't rebel.
Why Women Are Dying of Breast Cancer in Palestine When Treatment Is Available
In Gaza, breast cancer kills more women in than any other form of cancer. But doctors say that dwindling chemotherapy supplies, Israel-imposed sanctions, and social stigma are preventing access to life-saving care.
How Hotels Are Capitalizing on Women's Fears of Traveling Alone
When two female backpackers were killed in Ecuador, people questioned why the pair were traveling alone. But despite the rise of hotels geared specifically towards female needs, many solo travelers say that the industry is letting women down.
Shazia Mirza Is Taking on the Islamic State One Joke at a Time
We caught up with the outspoken comic, whose new show tackles the British teenage girls who fled to Syria to join ISIS.
'It Was Disgusting': Female Refugees Face Trauma and Sexual Violence on the Road
Women who travel the migrant trail in Europe live on constant fear for their lives, according to a new report by Amnesty International.
The Nicaraguan Teen Teaching Young Girls Their Reproductive Rights
Maria Fernanda Pineda Calero is only 16, but she already wants to tear down her country's 'machismo culture.'
The All-Female Coffeeshop Movement Coming to a Boil
In Pakistan, public space is overwhelmingly dominated by men. Girls at Dhabas wants to change that, beginning with the first female-run cafe in Karachi.